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Cardiovascular Diseases

The Heart Beat of Cardiology: Practical Application of Echocardiography

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and quantitate valvular heart disease severity, apply current guidelines, and use the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) standard for quantification
  • Apply conventional and tissue Doppler techniques to diastolic function analysis
  • Interpret stress echocardiographic examinations
  • Differentiate athlete's heart from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Evaluate application of 3-D echocardiography

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.